"As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed, so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge the prospect of the coming eternity."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Jean Paul on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Jean Paul on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Jean Paul on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Jean Paul on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Jean Paul on Robert Frost
"What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease."
"Age does not matter if the matter does not age."
"Live your life and forget your age."
"Beauty attracts us men but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed, beside, with gold and silver, it attracts with tenfold power."
"Whenever, at a party, I have been in the mood to study fools, I have always looked for a great beauty: they always gather round her like flies around a fruit stall."